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Atacama Salt Flats - Plateau Lagoons

8 +/- Hours

Tour Description

Atacama Salt Flat, High-Plateau Lagoons and Toconao: We will start by visiting the Atacama Salt Flat, which is Chiles biggest Salt Flat and among one of the largest in the world. Here we will find Chaxa Lagoon, where three different species of flamingoes live and breed. We will also have the chance of visiting the picturesque village of Toconao, where the most important attraction is its Bell Tower constructed in the classical atacamenian way. Afterwards, we will visit the village of Socaire and the High Plateau Lagoons of Meñique and Miscanti, located at 4,500 meters above sea level (14,850 feet above sea level). This area is part of the Flamingos National Reserve. These lagoons are surrounded by impressive volcanoes that were formed when the Andes Mountain Range rose from the sea through millions of years of evolution. Lunch included at Socaire.

 Tour Notes

  • Comfortable walking shows recommended
  • sunscreen and hat recommended
  • Light jacket recommended
  • Lunch included

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8 +/- Hours Chile Travel Tour